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Joseph BLAKE

Regimental number1678
Place of birthCanterbury, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWomblebank Station, Mitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Georgina Janet Brown, Clarence Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1678A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Woonble Bank Station.

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